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Finalists for superintendent selected

...for consideration. The school board held a special meeting Wednesday with Tim Navarre and Marty Anderson absent and Penny Vadla participating via phone. Not enough members were present to take any action. School board president Joe Arness said...
Three school board incumbents running unopposed

...Nikiski representative Joe Arness, Soldotna representative Penny Vadla and Central Peninsula representative Bill Holt are running...honestly interested in solving questions and problems." Penny Vadla was elected to the board in 2008, and is running unopposed...
KPBSD deals with larger classes elective options in the class schedule, Syverson said in a previous Clarion interview. However, board member Penny Vadla said she noticed worryingly large English and Social Studies class sizes in the report. "I saw an English class that...
Holt wins Central district school board seat

...Board up for grabs in Tuesday's election. Absentee ballots have not yet been counted but unofficial results show Penny Vadla, who ran unopposed in this year's election, has been re-elected for the district of Soldotna. Joe Arness, also...
Arness, Vadla running unopposed for school board

...board president Joe Arness, running for the Nikiski seat, has a total of 23 successive years in public service and Penny Vadla, running for the Soldotna seat, collectively has 11 under her belt. Vadla, a self-described busy body, and Arness...
Dusek to take reins as interim superintendent

...Dec.1 when Superintendent Steve Atwater's resignation goes into affect. Re-elected board members Joe Arness, Penny Vadla and Bill Holt were sworn in at the beginning of the meeting to make official the results of the Oct. 7 local elections...
School board candidates weigh in on issues board, the district leadership team and all the district stakeholders find a good replacement for Dr. Atwater. Penny Vadla: 1. Developing a sustainable budget2. Hiring a new superintendent3. Enhancing community involvement4. As always...
School board considers new approach to lobbying for funds

...he said.Kenai Peninsula school locations range from populated city centers to isolated villages, said board member Penny Vadla. Educators spend a shorter amount of time teaching in rural areas, she said. Students need stability to learn.A...
Atwater resigns, to be gone by December

...Tim Navarre said Atwater would be the University of Alaska Associate Vice President for K-12 Outreach. Board member Penny Vadla said she appreciated Atwater's visionary outlook. With the new school year beginning on Aug. 19, board member Sunni...
Fall ballots finalized

...School Board, also a three-year term, current president Joe Arness has filed for District 3- Nikiski. Incumbent Penny Vadla is the only name for District 4- Soldotna. In District 7- Central, member Bill Holt and Damon Yerly have filed for...


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